Acoustic Variations in Reading Produced by Speakers With Spasmodic Dysphonia Pre-Botox Injection and Within Early Stages of Post-Botox Injection
- Is hypernasality a voice disorder? Riski, John E.; Verdolini, Katherine // ASHA;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p10
Debates on whether hypernasality is a voice disorder or not. Medical definition of hypernasality; Information on related studies; Corollaries that must be considered.
- Evaluation of the vocal performance of children using a... Heylen, Louis; Wuyts, Floris L.; Mertens, Fons; De Bodt, Marc; Pattyn, Jos; Croux, Christophe; Van de Heyning, Paul H. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Apr1998, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p232
Provides information on a study which quantified the vocal frequency, intensity and voice range profiles (VRP) characteristics of normal and dysphonic children between the ages of 6 and 11 years. Materials and methods; Analytical discussion of the results; Conclusions.
- Efficacy of the Discreteness of Voicing Category (DOVC) Measure for Characterizing Voicing Errors in Children With Cochlear Implants: A Report. Bharadwaj, Sneha V.; Graves, Amanda G. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2008, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p629
Purpose: This investigation explored the utility of an acoustic measure, called the discreteness of voicing category (DOVC), in identifying voicing errors in stop consonants produced by children with cochlear implants. Another objective was to examine the perceptual relevance of the DOVC measure...
- Message from the President. Handa, KK // International Journal of Phonosurgery & Laryngology;Jan-Jun2011, Vol. 1 Issue 1, following p1
The article focuses on the message from the president K. K. Handa at President Association of Phonosurgeons of India related to release of the journal, the team effort in its creation and phonosurgery which includes voice assessment, lasers and laryngeal framework surgery.
- Inflection Therapy for Functional Disorders of Phonation. Brown, Oren L. // Journal of Singing;Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p27
Describes the causes and treatment for functional disorders in phonation. Relation of phonation disorders with hypo- and hyperfunction; Principles of voice therapy; Concept of inflection therapy.
- Voicing Periods in a Primary School Teacher. Rajasudhakar, R.; Savithri, S. R. // Journal of the All India Institute of Speech & Hearing;2009, Vol. 28, p36
Teachers form a large group of professional voice users and are thought to be at risk for voice problems than the general population. Primary school teachers report the common need to shout or raise the voice to make children heard. In a complete working day, the excessive vibration of vocal...
- Vocal Analysis Related to Changes in Frequency of Pure Tone Auditory Feedback. Sang-Hyuk Lee; Kyung-Chul Lee; Jae-Ho Ban; No-Hee Lee; Sung-Min Jin // Yonsei Medical Journal;8/30/2008, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p610
Purpose: Many studies have shown that subjects show a change of vocal fundamental frequency (F0) when phonating subjects hear their vocal pitch feedback shifted upward or downward. This study was performed to demonstrate whether vocal parameters [F0, intensity, jitter, shimmer, and noise to...
- Voice abnormalities in short stature syndromes. Heuer, Reinhard J.; Sataloff, Robert Thayer // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Sep1995, Vol. 74 Issue 9, p622
Examines 16 patients of short stature who have voice and laryngeal abnormalities. Difference between the speaking fundamental frequencies between individuals of short stature and normal subjects; Incidence of otologic and speech abnormalities which accompany short stature.
- Voice Amplification Versus Vocal Hygiene Instruction for Teachers With Voice Disorders: A Treatment Outcomes Study. Roy, Nelson; Weinrich, Barbara; Gray, Steven D.; Tanner, Kristine; Toledo, Sue Walker; Dove, Heather; Corbin-Lewis, Kim; Stemple, Joseph C. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Aug2002, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p625
Between-group comparisons involving the three possible pairings of the groups revealed a pattern of results to suggest that: (a) compared to the control group, both treatment groups (i.e., VA and VH) experienced significantly more improvement on specific outcomes measures and (b) there were no...